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# The age of Sohan Lal is four times that of his son Amit. If the difference of their ages is 27 years, find the age of Amit

**Solution:**

Let the age of Amit be x years

Then the age of Sohan be 4x years

A/Q

4x - x = 27

3x = 27

x = 27/3

x = 9

Thus, the age of Amit is 9 years.

**✦ Try This:** The age of Rohan is three times that of his daughter Anita. If the difference of their ages is 20 years, find the age of Anita.

Let the age of Anita be x years

Then the age of Rohan be 3x years

A/Q

3x - x = 20

2x = 20

x = 20/2

x = 10

Thus, the age of Anita is 10 years.

**☛ Also Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Maths Chapter 4

**NCERT Exemplar Class 7 Maths Chapter 4 Problem 68**

## The age of Sohan Lal is four times that of his son Amit. If the difference of their ages is 27 years, find the age of Amit

**Summary:**

If the age of Sohan Lal is four times that of his son Amit and if the difference of their ages is 27 years, then the age of Amit is 9 years

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